WITH THE RAKUTEN CUP
FC Barcelona's schedule in the Asian pre-season tour
Published:22/07/2019 - 17:42h
Updated:23/07/2019 - 15:19h
FC Barcelona started its Asian pre-season tour, and its calendar is full of activities. This is the schedule of the azulgranas during his stay in Japan, where they will compete for the Rakuten Cup against Chelsea and Vissel Kobe
The FC Barcelona landed this Sunday in Japan, where will take place his girá Asian of pre-season. The Catalans will go through Tokyo and Kobe and will attend to several commitments before the dispute of the Rakuten Cup, a competition organised by one of his sponsors and in which they will première with the two first friendly of the course, in which they will measure to Chelsea and to the Vissel Kobe.
In this peculiar 'tour' by oriental earths, the Barcelona group will have a very tightened diary, marked by a peculiar desfase time. The clock in the Japanese country has seven hours more than the one of the Iberian Peninsula, eight in case of the Canary Islands. Like this, the act of this Monday 22 relative to the Social Integration -organised by the Foundation Barça and Konami- initiated in Japan to the 10:30 of the morning, whereas in Spain were the 3:30 of the morning.
To complete the daily program Antoine Griezmann and Ivan Rakitic assisted to a previous press conference to the training, in which the pupilos of Ernesto Valverde exercised of face to the party of the Tuesday. The afternoon -always in local schedule- closed with a reception to the Crag Barcelona Japan (18:00 hours) and with a Clinic of Rakuten (19:30), that also had the presence of several members of the first team.
The vice-president Jordi Moix will open the day of the Tuesday 23 with a conference on the Espai Barça and on the Catalan and Japanese architecture (10:30), before a breakfast with national employers in the Hotel Ana Intercontinental of Tokyo (14:00). For the afternoon reserve the most expected events, since to the 16:30 it will open the Fan Zone in the Saitama and to the 19:30 (local hour) will contest the first meeting of the new campaign, an ilusionante Barça-Chelsea.
Without hardly rest, the expedition will put the Wednesday 24 course to Kobe, with a trip in aeroplane that will initiate to the 12:29 hours and whose arrival is foreseen to the 15:51. In the afternoon there will be a new session of trainings (18:00) before a multitudinous reception of Rakuten to the Barcelona entity and to the Vissel Kobe, the two clubs with which collaborates closely the company that directs Hiroshi Mikitani (19:30).
The Thursday 25 will be a more relaxed day because the appointment only will be with the trainings (18:00), and the Friday 26 will touch to take action. In the morning (11:00), another Clinic in Nara beside the four Barça Academy that the club has in Japan, and in the afternoon another press conference before the entrenamient of the 18:00. From the 17:00, Ernesto Valverde and one of his footballers will attend to the means.
The Saturday 27 there will be another clash of level the one who will take place against the Vissel Kobe in the Stadium Noevir. The Fan Zone will open to the 15:00 hours before a duel that will contest to the 18:00, and in which the barcelonistas will see again to Andrés Iniesta, David Villa and Sergi Samper, this time like rivals. After the crash, to the 23:00 it will take an aeroplane of return to Barcelona, whose landing is foreseen for the 6:50 of the Sunday 28 (near of the midnight in the City Condal).
The pre-season of the Barça continues with the Gamper
The pre-season of the Barça will not finish in Japan, since they will remain the Trophy Joan Gamper and turns it American. The Sunday 4 August the Arsenal will visit the Camp Nou for the official presentation of the first team of face to the season 2019-20, and afterwards there will be another trip to United States. In this minigira expects the Napoli, to the that the Barcelona will cross in Miami (8 August) and Michigan (10 August).